Greeley Recreation News
City of Greeley officials will reopen the Family FunPlex, 1501 65th Ave. Monday, July 6.
In the interest of public health, staff safety, and meeting state and CDC recommendations for social distancing during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, officials put certain precautions in place. City officials strongly encourage visitors to wear masks while at the FunPlex. The locker rooms and child care areas remain closed. Pool and related amenities also remain closed due to ongoing renovations. Read more.
Following guidance from state public health officials, the City of Greeley will open Centennial Pool and the Island Grove Splash Park on Saturday, June 20 with limited hours and restrictions due to COVID-19.
Greeley officials believe with the right procedures, the community can start using these recreation resources.
To accomplish this, Centennial Pool will open for limited public swim times. Each of the two-to-three swim times a day will limit attendance to a maximum of 50 people at a time. These public swim times require advance sign-up for two-hour blocks of time to help regulate the number of guests in the facilities at one time – in accordance with state regulation. City staff will clean the facility between swim sessions. Additionally, reservations can be made for lap swim. Lap swim times limit reservations to six people per each one-hour time slot. Read more.
Following new guidance from state public health officials, the City of Greeley will open Sunrise Splash Park, 325 12th St., starting Monday, June 15, from noon to 4 p.m. daily.
The city’s second splash park located at Island Grove Regional Park, 302 N. 14th Ave., remains closed for ongoing site improvements. Officials hope to re-open the splash park by June 20th. Read more.
City officials made the difficult decision to delay and cancel several summer activities and programs provided by the city’s Culture, Parks, and Recreation Department, impacting aquatics, facilities and summer sports leagues.
Officials made the decision in the interest of public health, staff safety, and to meet state and CDC recommendations for social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more.
Greeley officials will open the Greeley Farmers’ Market for the summer season June 6.
The market takes place at the historic Union Pacific Depot, 902 7th Avenue, in downtown Greeley from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. every Saturday through Oct. 31. State public health officials deemed local farmers’ markets an essential business and a fundamental part of Colorado’s food supply chain. Read more.
City of Greeley officials have decided to re-open its three outdoor skateparks but remind residents to follow CDC-recommended precautions and State of Colorado Safer at Home orders while at play.
Effective immediately, all wheeled sports enthusiasts can return to the street-style plaza at 3rd Street and 11th Avenue, Peak View Skatepark at 56th Avenue and 13th Street, or Centennial Skatepark at 23rd Avenue and 22nd Street during regular park hours from 5:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m. Read more.
The Northern Colorado Eagles are excited to be hosting and competing in the 2020 Western States Hockey League (WSHL) Thorne Cup National Championships on their home ice at the Greeley Ice Haus. This year’s playoffs feature four divisional champions, a wild card team and host team, making up the six teams that will compete in the event. Schedule includes a practice day on Monday, March 30 at 10am for the Eagles and three primetime games at 7pm on March 31, April 1 & April 2. Read more.
Greeley Recreation hosted the annual Denver Nuggets Skills Challenge on January 18, thirty participants attended. Girls and boys, ages 6-13, had the opportunity to display their talent in three different skill challenges: dribbling, passing and shooting. The winners in each age division will move on to Sectionals and have the chance to advance to the State Championship. Read more.
The annual American Girl Doll Skate at the Greeley Ice Haus this year will feature a masquerade theme. This treasured event will be Saturday, January 18 from 12-2pm. Participants will have the opportunity to make their own masks at the event, in addition to receiving a free ice skating lesson with their favorite doll! Read more.
There is no better place to make a lifetime memory than at the Greeley Recreation Center’s annual Father Daughter Dance. Fathers and daughters of all ages can come dressed in their best and attend a dance on either Friday, January 24 or Saturday, January 25 at 6pm. “It’s an annual tradition,”
said Music Man DJ, Chris Haug, who has been rocking the tunes for the dance since its inception over 10 years ago. “It’s so much fun to see a girl light up spending an evening with her dad,” Haug says. Read more.